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Paper: Cross-field Diffusion of Electrons and Implications for Coronal Structure
Volume: 370, Solar and Stellar Physics Through Eclipses
Page: 274
Authors: Galloway, R.K.; Helander, P.; MacKinnon, A.L.
Abstract: The loop structures observed in the corona show a range of geometrical attributes (length, aspect ratio, etc.). We identify Rechester-Rosenbluth diffusion in tangled fields as the most rapid cross-scattering mechanism. We simulate the appearance of loops under the assumption of Rechester-Rosenbluth diffusion and compare the results with TRACE images to constrain the degree of tangling of coronal field lines.
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